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CBS
Dec 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
time. ben tracey has the story. >> reporter: it began with a lengthy christmas wish list. >> i asked for an iphone, mac book air and ipad, and an ipod. >> reporter: and a very frustrated dad. >> i went, this is too much and i didn't want to raise a spoiled child. >> reporter: michael johnson wanted to teach his 12-year-old son alex a lesson. >> i think at that age took everything for granted. kids don't think about having a house, having a car. having a bed. having clothes. having food. >> reporter: so johnson made a batch of breakfast bur re: tos, put them in the truck and took his son and his friend luke to see where the homeless live another streets of san diego. >> i was like scared because i thought they were all criminals and drunks and like addicted to drugs. >> reporter: but what they found was something different. >> they would all be like god bless you, and we're like god bless you too. >> reporter: the boys now a group of seven have been making burritos and taking them to the streets every sunday morning for more than 100 weeks. >> they haven't stopped, since -- these guys
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 6:30pm EST
, wet weather rewrites the forecast in california. and meet the burrito boys, ben tracey introduces us to 17 -- seven teams who embody the spirit of the zone. >> they have nothing and we ask for so much, and they ask for so little. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> good evening. jim axelrod is off tonight. i'm rebecca jarvis. with just two days left, senate leaders are still struggling to put together a last minute bp deal ahead of monday's midnight deadline for the fiscal cliff. failure could kick the country back into a recession. wyatt andrews is on capitol hill. >> reporter: today the halls of the senate were almost empty, as proposals got traded in private and over the phone. senate minority leader much mcconnell tried to sound upbeat. going to get a deal today sir? >> hope. so. >> reporter: house speaker boehner came to the capitol but left without comment. issue number one in the talks is amending the bush era tax cuts, which if unchanged will expire and raise taxes on all americans. starting tuesday, the average tax hike will be three to 5% per p
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
world's largest oil producer by 2020. ben tracy visited one of america's new boomtowns. >> reporter: in the middle of a colorado cornfield, sandwiched between cattle and farmhouses, is the front line of an american oil boom. >> we plan to invest over $8 billion over the next five years here, so we're extremely excited. >> reporter: mike dickinson works for noble energy, which is doubling its production in weld county. this oil field stretches from colorado into wyoming. in 2008, it produced 83,000 barrels of oil, yet this year it is expected to reach nearly ten million barrels. how different is the technology that we're seeing here today versus what you were doing out here a couple of years ago? >> it's unrecognizable today compared to what we were doing just two or three years ago. >> reporter: oil companies used to mainly drill vertical wells, hitting one pool of oil. but now they are rapidly converting to horizontal wells up to a mile long and combining them with fracking operations which split open rocks, releasing oil once considered out of reach. and one drilling rigs can now
CBS
Jan 3, 2013 6:30pm EST
people wounded by gunfire is dropping. so we asked ben tracy to find out why. >> reporter: what has business been like? >> business has been hectic. >> reporter: aristotle rogel works at a gun store in burbank, california. walk-in business is up 20% this month. many customers are buying more than one gun. are your customers buying now because they're afraid they won't be able to buy later if there are new gun laws? >> absolutely. stock up. and hopefully nothing happens. >> reporter: california gun sales have steadily risen from 350,000 in 2002 to last year's record. recently, some gun owners are become worried that president obama's reelection and the newtown shooting would lead to more gun control. military-style weapons have become popular for target practice and self-defense. yet, despite the rise in gun sales here in california, there has not been a corresponding rise in gun deaths, or gun injuries. hospitalizations for gun injuries have actually dropped nearly 28%, and gun deaths by 15%. >> when i see the sales go up, i'm-- i'm-- i don't like that. my officers have to face thes
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 5:30pm PST
california, you may be surprised at who is buying. here's ben tracy. >> reporter: this is the busy time of year for you guys. >> absolutely. this is when all the grapes come ns. >> reporter: scott meadows runs salinas vineyards in california's napa valley. there's a good reason he put that american bald eagle on the , ttle. it seems kind of nationalistic. >> it does, doesn't it? that was a specific request from our owners in china. china overall is looking to bring parts of america to china. >> reporter: in 2010, this vineyard was up for sale. chinese investors bought it. now, 90% of the wine from here-- that's 9,000 cases-- is shipped to china. what does a chinese company want with a vineyard in napa valley? >> there's a big demand in china for luxury goods, for goods that are scarce, and for goods that are well made. rather than buying chinese-made products and sending our money over there, they're buying eir ican-made products and .ending their money back here. >> reporter: and the jobs stay here. re.and the jobs stay here. >> reporter: chinese firms, flush with cash, have inves
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 6:30pm EST
could get anything done before the deadline. nebraska democrat ben kesselon: >> if we don't have a deal within the next 24 hours, the question is, where do you buy a parachute? it looks like we'd be going over the cliff. >> reporter: but leader reid had this warning about the shape of a deal to come. >> everybody, whatever we come up with is going to be imperfect and some people aren't going to like it. some people will like it less, but that's where we are. >> reporter: up until now, reid and mcconnell have kind of been sitting on the sidelines as the president and speaker boehner tried but failed to come up with a deal. and it's kind of fitting that they're swooping in now at the last minute. that's exactly what they did during the debt crisis last summer, and the legislation they came up with, jeff, contributed to the fiscal cliff that we're facing right now. >> glor: the president says this just keeps happening again and again. nancy cordes, thank you. income taxes won't be the only taxes going up, if there's no agreement. estate taxes paid by those who inherit property will al
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